The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 74 40
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.13% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.38% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
LINQ
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
214 266 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.39% 34.15% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 194 81
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.25 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.80% +154.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire